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Congratulations to Arlington’s 2018 Animal Essay Contest Winners

Congratulations to all of our 2018 Arlington Animal Essay Contest winners! The City of Arlington hosted a reception for 12 talented third, fourth, fifth and sixth graders on Tuesday, March 7, shortly before the students were recognized by Arlington City Council during the evening meeting. More than 800 entries were received for this…

Arlington’s 2018 Animal Essay Contest Winners to be Announced Feb. 2

Editor’s Note: Winners of Arlington’s 2018 Animal Essay Contest will be notified on Feb. 2 and recognized by Arlington City Council on March 6. The deadline for 2018 Animal Essay Contest entries is quickly approaching! Essay entries from third through sixth graders from Arlington, Mansfield, and Kennedale Independent School Districts, public,…

17th Annual Animal Essay Contest Kicks Off in The American Dream City!

The 2018 Animal Essay Contest is open to all students residing in Arlington city limits in third, fourth, fifth and sixth grades who attend either public, private, or home school. Original essays that are submitted should be 500 words or less and must be typed or handwritten. The essay contest begins Monday,…

2018 Animal Essay Contest Begins Today! is December 4, 2017

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The 2018 Animal Essay Contest is open to all students who live in Arlington, Texas in the 3rd, 4th, 5th or 6th grade that attend either public, private, or home school. Click here for this year’s flyer with essay topics, contest rules and requirements. Essay entries may be submitted beginning on Monday,…

Essay Contest Winner Asks for Donations to Help Homeless Animals on Her Birthday

Braith Norton celebrated her birthday doing what she loves – helping animals while spending time with friends and family at Arlington Animal Services. Norton chose Animal Services as the party destination for her ninth birthday. Rather than gifts for herself, she requested donations for the homeless animals. Norton’s dream birthday came…

City Council Honors Animal Essay Contest Winners

City officials visited various schools last month to surprise the 12 winning students of the 16th annual Arlington Animal Essay Contest, but the excitement for these students and their accomplishments didn’t stop there. The Arlington City Council also recognized these students for their exceptional essays Tuesday, March 7, following a special…

Winners Announced in 16th Annual Arlington Animal Essay Contest

With surprise visits to classrooms, Arlington city officials congratulated 12 students on Friday who penned the winning papers for this year’s Arlington Animal Essay Contest. Approximately 1,320 students who attend public, charter and home schools participated in the 16th Annual Animal Essay Contest, which is designed to promote responsible pet…

Friday is Deadline to Enter 16th Annual Animal Essay Contest

There’s still time to enter! The deadline for students to submit their entries into the 16th annual Animal Essay contest is 5 p. m. this Friday, January 13. Each year, the contest regularly draws more than 1,000 entries. All students residing within Arlington city limits in third, fourth, fifth and sixth grades who attend…